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Old 11-12-2017, 02:17 PM
 
Location: equator
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I've looked at maps and nothing jumps out. I am going to be in Dallas and considering meeting a friend from Denver halfway. It would be nice to meet somewhere interesting or scenic that is roughly halfway. It looks kind of barren at first glance.


Any thoughts? Thanks......
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Old 11-12-2017, 04:09 PM
 
Location: OH>IL>CO>CT
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Well, Amarillo is about halfway, and there is the Cadillac Ranch, if nothing else

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cadillac_Ranch

They do have the US's nuclear bomb factory (Pantex) but I doubt they do tours. ;-)
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Old 11-12-2017, 06:32 PM
 
Location: On the sunny side of a mountain
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Catch a cheap flight to Denver and visit the mountains with your friend, far more interesting than a 6 hour drive to nowhere.
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Old 11-13-2017, 10:52 AM
 
Location: We_tside PNW (Columbia Gorge) / CO / SA TX / Thailand
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I like the Sandhills of KS, but... I am a prairie kid who grew up with a Tumbleweed for a Christmas tree! I stay with farmers (great education, adventure, work, and food), I like the area near Lincoln / Denmark, KS
https://www.getruralkansas.com/Lincoln/59index.shtml

http://livelincolncounty.com/

But.. if short on time and adventure..I concur with the flight... $29 on sale dates, <2 hrs.

Then pick your pleasure. I also like to stay / help on ranches. This family ranch has a Hot Springs Pool!
Waunita Hot Springs Ranch

Also meeting in Northern NM is nice, as well as Ruidoso https://www.google.com/destination/m...%3D/g/1tx15tj4
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Old 11-13-2017, 06:52 PM
 
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Really nothing worth your time seeing
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Old 11-13-2017, 07:54 PM
 
Location: NYC
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Please refer to my reply last week in the thread "Which place do you never want to visit" where I pretty much picked the area you are driving through as the least inviting area in the country & which I would rather fly over.

Meeting halfway, if you aren't going to be too exact about it, I would suggest the area around Sante Fe & Taos NM.
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Old 11-13-2017, 08:11 PM
 
Location: Aurora, CO
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Catch a cheap flight to Denver and visit the mountains with your friend, far more interesting than a 6 hour drive to nowhere.
Agreed. Palo Duro Canyon is about the only thing in that part of the country that can compete with the scenery near Denver. Other than that there's a whole lot of nothing between Dallas and Raton, NM.
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Old 11-19-2017, 08:37 AM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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seems that the obvious choice would be Cawker City, KS to see the Largest Ball of Twine (made by multiple people) in The World
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Old 11-19-2017, 10:21 AM
 
Location: New Mexico
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Ball of twine??? Impressive but Greensburg Kansas has the world's largest hand-dug well plus a meteorite on display. The town was nearly wiped off the map in 2007 by a tornado almost two miles wide but is coming back as a "green" LEED town. The hand-dug well is big enough to hold several of those balls of twine.

The eight wonders of Kansas: The 8 Wonders of Kansas - A Kansas Sampler Foundation Project
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Old 11-25-2017, 06:33 PM
 
Location: Wyoming
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Carlsbad Caverns in NM would be close to halfway. I went there about 50 years ago, and it's still the most impressive cave I've seen. Not much around there other than the cave, however.
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